BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

STSC-101 - Strategies for Success 101 - 3.00 Credits

STSC-101 - Strategies for Success 101 - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course is a hybrid incorporating both online and classroom teaching. It introduces the students to college academic culture and connects them to the resources that will aid in their success. The course covers a variety of topics including: test-taking strategies, note-taking, time management, online research, student responsibilities and ethics, learning styles, and setting educational goals.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Certificate - AECE Year 1 Fall Courses
  • Aboriginal Community & Health Development Certificate - Aboriginal Community and Health Certificate
  • Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Certificate - Year 1 Fall
  • Associate of Arts Degree- General Arts - Year 1
  • Associate of Arts Degree- First Nations Studies - Year 1
  • First Nations Speech and Language Assistant Certificate - FNSL Certificate Completion Plan
  • Chemical Addiction Worker Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Administrative Studies Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Access to Practical Nursing Diploma - Level A
  • Bridging to Trades Certificate -
  • Aboriginal Leadership in the Justice System Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Aboriginal Governance & Leadership Certificate - Certificate Term 1
  • College Readiness - BC Adult Graduation Diploma Completion Plan
  • First Nations Public Administration Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Environmental Resource Technician Certificate - Year 1 Fall
  • Office Administration Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Tourism Management Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Law Enforcement Preparation Certificate - Year 1 Fall Term
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2018 (January - April)
  • Fall 2018 (September - December)
  • Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments/Labs/Quizzes/Tests 50-70%, Final 30-50%, total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  • demonstrate the ability to listen, critically evaluate and integrate new learning;
  • identify strategies for lecture comprehension and note taking;
  • conduct research using resources at NVIT and other research sources;
  • demonstrate the ability to set educational goals while utilizing support services of NVIT;
  • extract pertinent information from a variety of media sources;
  • use computer technology to organize, access, and communicate information;
  • assess personal and work attributes ( values, interest, skills, aptitudes);
  • identify student expectations in the college course and classroom;
  • assess and adopted self-management skills;
  • develop appropriate time scheduling strategies and organization;
  • explore college and community services and resources;
  • assess their learning styles and adapt to multiply teaching styles;
  • demonstrate test taking strategies and preparation;
  • demonstrate techniques to prepare and make effective oral presentation;
  • demonstrate and adopt effective human relationship skills;
  • demonstrate skills to reduce and manage stress; and
  • receive an orientation to provincial and federal financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Baldwin, A. The Community College Experience: PLUS. (CCP Customized edition). Current Edition. New Market, ON. Pearson Education.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved October 30, 2013.
    Current Course Offerings:
     
    STSC-101-01     29 Jan 2018 - 23 Aug 2018
    DaysTimeDate
    M,T,W9:00AM - 12:00PM2018-01-29
    M,T1:30PM - 4:30PM2018-01-29
    W2:00PM - 5:00PM2018-01-31
    W9:00AM - 12:00PM2018-02-28
    W2:00PM - 5:00PM2018-02-28
    F1:30PM - 4:30PM2018-04-06
    T9:00AM - 12:00PM2018-04-10
    T1:30PM - 4:30PM2018-04-10
    M9:00AM - 12:00PM2018-07-16
    M1:30PM - 4:30PM2018-07-16
    TH9:00AM - 12:00PM2018-08-23
    TH1:30PM - 4:30PM2018-08-23
     
    STSC-101-V1     04 Sep 2018 - 18 Dec 2018
    DaysTimeDate
    TH4:40PM - 7:40PM2018-09-04
     
    STSC-101-01     04 Sep 2018 - 18 Dec 2018
    DaysTimeDate
    T6:00PM - 9:00PM2018-09-04
    T6:00PM - 9:00PM2018-10-01